Costa Rica – Pensacola State College

Itinerary

Tuesday, July 3rd - San Jose
Depart for San Jose, Costa Rica
Arrive San Jose, Costa Rica
Airport Pickup, Check In
San Jose Walking Tour (2 Hours)
Welcome Dinner & Program Orientation

Wednesday, July 4th - Manzanillo
Breakfast - Day Briefing
Transfer to Caribbean Coast - Manzanillo
Check In, Town Orientation, Discussions of Projects, Communities, etc.
Manzanillo Welcome Lunch
T&L: Manzanillo & Gandoca Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Tour (2 Hours)
Service Learning (3 hours) - Park Clean Up & Tree Planting
Caribbean Welcome Dinner

Thursday, July 5th - Punta Mona
Breakfast - Day Briefing
Transfer via Boat Ride to Punta Mona, Manzanillo
Check In and Ecovillage Orientation
T&L: Permaculture and Sustainable Systems Discussions (1 Hour)
Group Organic “Jungle Lunch” (Harvested on Site)
Service Learning (2 hours) - Group Dinner Harvesting and Garden Maintenance
SFT: Deserted Private Beach or Jungle Hike (2 Hours)
Group Organic Dinner
Rec: Organic Chocolate Making Party and Bonfire (2 Hours)

Friday, July 6th - Cahuita
Rec: Optional Morning Yoga (1 Hour)
Breakfast - Day Briefing
Farm Tour (Food Forestry, Medicinal Plants, Pollinator Plants) (2 Hours)
Climate Change and World Hunger Discussions(1 Hour)
Transfer to Cahuita - Cahuita Welcome Lunch
Check In, Town Orientation, Discussions of Projects and Community
Service Learning (4 hours) – Young Farmers Program at Local Elementary School (Vegetable or Pollinator Garden and composting lesson)
Dinner

Saturday, July 7th - Cahuita
Breakfast - Day Briefing
Rec: Snorkeling (3 Hours)
Group Lunch
T&L: Bribri Indigenous Community Visit & Traditional Dinner (3 Hours) Rec: Bribri Waterfall (2 Hours)
Service Learning (2 hours) – Sea Turtle Conservation Project Night Patrol

Sunday, July 8th - Cahuita
Breakfast - Day Briefing
Service Learning (3 hours) – Cahuita E-Bird Project
Group Lunch
T&L: Sloth Sanctuary or Jaguar Center (3 Hours)
Dinner

Monday, July 9th - La Fortuna

Breakfast - Day Briefing
Transfer to La Fortuna
Canopy Ziplining
Group Dinner

Tuesday, July 10th - La Fortuna

Breakfast - Day Briefing
Arenal National Park Observatory Lodge
Wildlife Tour Flora & Fauna Observation
Optional Visit Baldi Hot Springs

Wednesday, July 11th - San Jose

Breakfast - Day Briefing
Territorio de Zaguates Dog Sanctuary Service Project
Group Lunch - Transfer to San Jose
SFT: Local Crafts Market or National Museum (3 Hours)
Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

Thursday, July 12th

Breakfast & Day Briefing
Depart San Jose for Home


Program Price: $2,200 

Program Payments:

March 15th $550
April 15th $550
May 15th $550
June 15th $550

 

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